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Johnnie's Pastrami

4017 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
(310) 397-6654
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Ranked #10 of 265 Restaurants in Culver City
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 3:30 am
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Good for: Families with children, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I never give fives. So, there's that. The basic pastrami sandwich is AWESOME. As fate would have it, I was leafing through LA Mag's top cheap eats and came upon Johnnie's, which I pass everyday but never thought much about. Good News: It was on my way to work and an hour later I was ordering. Bad News: I was... More 

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Culver City, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Johnnie's is an institution. Seems to have been in business at the same place off Sepulveda near Culver City forever. Super casual and a bit retro. Some of the tables have a little coin op jukebox, and there is an outdoor patio with fire ring. But you don't go to Johnnie's for the atmosphere! You go for some of the... More 

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Culver City, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Delicious sandwich, great environment. This is one of those local gems that locals like to share. If you like meat and love pastrami, get their classic sandwich. Also, if you love pickles ask for extra pickles on the table while you wait for your food.

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Malibu, California
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331 reviews 331 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I've always wondered why pastrami sandwich shops all have a certain style: Old school servers with a fun attitude, an atmosphere with style and great meat. Gotta love Johnnie's. It's been here forever. Parking can be a challenge. Killer pastrami sandwiches Incredible pickles Maybe some of the best fries around. I admit once I came here and tried the fried... More 

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USA
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155 reviews 155 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Flash back central here! Stop by and put a quarter in the juke box, enjoy a GIGANTIC pastrami sandwich, some hot french fries and home made pickles. Delicious!

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Culver City, California
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11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love Johnnie's Pastrami, fries & pickles. Steven and I like to go late at night since there open till 3 in the a.m. If you have problems sleeping and your hungry, head off to get you a HOT DIP PASTRAMI SANDWICH WITH FRIES.

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Culver City, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Well you walk in and you don't expect much. The place is clean enough and well kept, but small and completely without atmosphere. But Johnnie's is one of those places that has been around forever, so the food has to be terrific, right? I've eaten here twice, had a pastrami sandwich both times, and would have to characterize the sandwich... More 

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Santa Monica, California, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I'm from Brooklyn, and I'm fussy about certain foods. Johnnie's rings the bell, two out of three. Their vanilla shake is tops, their pickles...a kosher delight. They prepare pastrami on an Italian roll. If they could put it on real Jewish rye, then O.K. Still it's not bad. Cash only, easy parking off Sepulveda.

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Sunnyvale, CA
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246 reviews 246 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

This is average pastrami, not especially spiced well, served hot steamed, and sliced super thin to make it soft. Bread is fresh but not especially tasty. Onion rings and chilli fries are good. Service is friendly and fairly efficient and they do have a small parking lot behind the restaurant. I'm sorry -- I don't see or understand all the... More 

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Federal Way, WA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Johnnie's is always our first stop after a plane ride from Seattle to LA whether is in the morning or late at night. Just thinking about it makes my mouth water. I like their "French Dip" style Hot Pastrami Sandwiches better then the famous Carnegie Deli in NYC. Love the service, (servers here for years), atmosphere and food. We love... More 

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Additional Information about Johnnie's Pastrami

Address: 4017 Sepulveda Blvd, Culver City, CA 90230
Phone Number: (310) 397-6654
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Culver City
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Monday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 2:30 am
Friday 10:00 am - 3:30 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 3:30 am
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
Cuisine: American, Delicatessen, Steakhouse

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